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Message in a Bottle Reviews

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April 3, 2012
Costner has a free pass to be as lazy as he can possibly be, and the result is one of the most smugly alienating romantic lead performances that I can quickly call to mind.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
April 18, 2009
If it had just quit while it was ahead....
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
December 31, 2005
Leaves one feeling empty.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
August 8, 2002
If only Costner could be cast out to sea like a bottle.
| Original Score: 0/5
February 28, 2002
Paul Newman as a cantankerous old man steals this movie with his character's endearing forthrightness.
April 28, 2001
Tolerate the silly and swoony story and allow yourself to drift away in the gorgeous Caleb Deschanel photography.
Full Review | Original Score: short
January 1, 2000
Just a Degree or Two Shy of True North
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Have romantic dramas sunk so low that somebody would actually buy this bilge of goods?
January 1, 2000
Laying it on a bit thick, am I? Don't worry, so does this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
"Message in a Bottle" bids Costner a return to his more romantic roots, but since he's in mourning throughout most of the picture, he slips into portraying The Carpenter.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Perhaps the most disappointing thing about Message in a Bottle is that it really could have turned out to be something.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
It should have read, 'Memo to screenwriters: Use you brain!'
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Next to this, the films of 'The Horse Whisperer' and 'The English Patient' could almost be mistaken for entries in the 'Die Hard' series.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 12, 2001
Full Review
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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